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Q: Why are negative numbers in brackets positive but positive numbers in brackets are not negative?

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Positive x Positive =Positive Positive x Negative= Negative Negative x Positive= Negative Negative x Negative =Positive

If the negative sign is inside the brackets, for example: [-2(9)] it is a negative two and you times that by positive nine. But if it were -[2(9)] than you times two by nine and get eighteen, THEN the eighteen takes on the negative. So basically, if the negative sign is inside the bracket, then it will only affect the number it is closest to, but if it is outside the brackets, it affects all over the numbers inside of it.

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In maths there are positive and negative numbers. Positive numbers are all numbers that are greater than 0. e.g. 1, 9, 234, 0.123 Negative numbers are identified by a negative sign e.g. -2, -100, -2.75

Adding two negative numbers will always be negative. Subtracting two negative numbers may be positive or negative. Dividing or multiplying two negative numbers will always be positive.No

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Negative number and positive numbers are all numbers. Negative numbers are just positive numbers multiplied by -1.

Negative * positive = negative Positive * positive = positive Negative * negative = positive

Negative because product of 47 negative numbers is negative and product of three positive number is Positive , so negative*positive = Negative.

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(The product of 33 negative numbers) x (2 positive numbers) = (negative sign) x (positive sign) = negative sign

A product is the answer when you multiply numbers or terms together. The product of two positive numbers is positive. ie. 2x2=4. The product of two negative numbers is positive. ie -(2)x(-2)=4 The product of a negative number and positive number is a negative number. ie. (-2)x 2=-4 In general, multiply the numbers as you normally would, and if the signs are different. the product is negative. If the signs are all the same, the product is positive. Remember that if a negative number is outside brackets, the question might be approached a bit differently.

Positive x Positive =Positive Positive x Negative= Negative Negative x Positive= Negative Negative x Negative =Positive

The negative sign will change to a positive sign when subtracting negative numbers from positive numbers so you will simply add them together.

It is positive. Any product of an even number of negative numbers will be positive, regardless of how many positive numbers you have. Similarly any product of an odd number of negative numbers will be negative, regardless of how many positive numbers you have.

Positive numbers are larger than negative ones.

Positive numbers, on your door. Negative in your freezer.

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